cáin

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See also: cain, Cain, Cáin, and càin

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cáin (law, rule, fine, tax, tribute).

Noun[edit]

cáin f (genitive cánach, nominative plural cánacha)

  1. tax, taxation
  2. law, rule, regulation, set of laws or rules or regulations

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

cáin (present analytic cáineann, future analytic cáinfidh, verbal noun cáineadh, past participle cáinte)

  1. to criticise

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cáin cháin gcáin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cáin f

  1. law (system, set of regulations), regulation, rule
  2. legal due, fine, tax, tribute

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